Cincinnati-area DREAMers share stories of struggles and success as they advocate for immigration reform
The Freedom Center's Aug. 20 Dreamers' Summit strived to raise awareness about the struggles and courage of young undocumented immigrants in the area.
Police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., Beavercreek, Ohio bring a new round of soul-searching to Cincinnati
The police shooting Aug. 9 of an unarmed 18-year-old black
man named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the subsequent protests that have drawn hundreds into the streets remind many of the
challenges Cincinnati has faced when it comes to race relations and law
Push for gay marriage rights in four states takes center stage in Cincinnati’s federal courthouse
On Aug. 6, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati heard arguments about the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. At stake is a
2004 amendment to Ohio’s constitution and similar laws in the three
other states. The hearings marked the next step of the ongoing battle
over gay marriage rights, drawing national interest.
While Ohio contends with a swelling heroin epidemic, a federal law limits the number of addicts doctors can treat
Multiple factors have converged in Ohio to bring heroin addiction and overdose numbers to crisis levels. Meanwhile, clinics providing treatment options that can help addicts wean themselves off heroin are limited by a 14-year-old federal law restricting the number of people they can treat.